TheFreedomFence.com now offers installation, repair and servicing of All Brands of pet and dog fence systems in Coalhurst AB and Western Canada. Choosing the right underground dog fence for your dog can be confusing because of the wide variety of electronic pet fences available. A quality in-ground dog fence is sold by Pet Stop®, PetSafe®, Pet Guardian®, Invisible Fence ™ ®, DogWatch®, Dog Guard®, Innotek®, and DogTek® and comes in different styles for different types of dogs and are ideal for climate found in and around Coalhurst AB.
Even though an invisible, underground, wireless or other electric dog fence systems cannot be seen or touched, they do a fairly good job in keeping your dog safe within the exterior areas of your demarcated property. These unique dog containment systems are designed to prevent your dog from straying, being a nuisance to your neighbors and staying safe from accidents or attacks by other animals. It is not only an innovative way to keep your dog safe, but will also save you a lot of money compared to installing a traditional fence in Coalhurst AB. Moreover, they will also give your home and garden a cleaner, more aesthetic look.
If you find that a traditional fence is beyond your budget, or if such a fence contravenes rules laid down by your neighborhood community, then installing any type of invisible dog fencing system would be the best option. There are some highly effective fences available today, so you can easily choose one that suits your needs and budget.
One of the most popular options available today is the “radio electric” dog fence. It is designed for the sole purpose of deterring your dog from moving out of the demarcated areas of your Coalhurst AB property or acreage. The invisible dog fence involves the use of two main components – a transmitter and a receiver (radio collar).
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How the Dog Fences Works?
The fence has an electric wire fitted with a transmitter and installed underground all around the borders of your acreage or Coalhurst AB property. This fence system works by giving out a beeping signal which is received by your dog’s radio collar, each time it (the dog) gets too close to the fence. If your dog continues to ignore the signals, a mild static shock is delivered via its collar to stop it from crossing the fence. However, the shock frequency can be adjusted to limit fear or harm to your dog.
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I have found there are many reasons a invisible underground dog fence collar will activate in an area that it should not. The most common is a stray signal off of a cable TV line. This happens when the underground fence boundary wire piggy backs or runs on top of the cable TV line for a long distance.
There are different ways to fix this. The first thing I would look at is how large the fence signal field is, if it is larger than six feet (in other words the dog fence receiver activates six feet from the underground wire)and your pet does not test the fence there is probably room to turn the signal field down a little and that will fix the stray signal in most cases.
In a more severe case adjusting the field wont work. I would try removing the ground from the dog fence. If this solves the problem then the problem is in the common ground between the dog fence and the cable TV. To resolve this you simply need a new ground location for the dog fence. The easy thing to do is install a small ground rod outside the garage and attach the dog fence ground to the rod. You need to have a ground for the underground invisible dog fence if not your warranty will be void.
If removing the ground from the dog fence transmitter did not solve the problem try and remove the cable TV ground normally located outside near the electric meter. If this solves the problem what needs to be done is the cable TV needs to be re grounded where it comes into the house at the ground block. The ground block is attached to the house where the outdoor underground cable TV line meets the inside feed to the house and attached is a ground wire that runs to the electric meter or shares the same ground rod as the the electric meter. You must have a cable TV ground it is what protects your home from lightning damage or fire. I recommend to have the cable company do this or a licenced electrician.
If this does not solve your stray signal problem it is possible that it could be something setting off a signal similar to your underground invisible dog fence. It could be a cordless phone or another type of wireless device, take a walk around the house with the dog fence collar and hold it up to anything you may think could cause the problem and move it to another location. The invisible brand fence company has a wireless transmitter called the invisible mask. This will solve your dog fence stray signal problem as well. Most underground pet fencing has a 7K signal or a 10K signal the mask has a switch setting for both. If you have Pet Safe, Innotek, or Radio Fence it is most likely to be 10K any other brand probably 7K. The mask is designed to work with the invisible brand but I have seen it work with most other brands. The only one I have found it not to work with is Dog Watch brand dog fencing. Visit my blog for new posts on invisible underground fence installation and repair troubleshooting tips.
Invisible Dog Fence Training 101
Your pet may need a safe place to play and run. You may not have the money for expensive fencing. You might consider an electronic dog fence system for your home. It will contain and protect pets. Here are good reasons to purchase one of these systems.
These systems are not complicated. They have three main components. They are transmitter, wires, and receiver. The transmitter can be kept in your garage or basement. You may also place them on a covered patio or deck. The transmitter sends a signal to wires in your yard. These wires can be above ground. They can also be underground.
The pet's collar contains the receiver. When the collar passes over the wires, it will receive a signal from the transmitter. This signal will be in several levels of intensity. The first level might be a simple tone. In some cases, this may work. However, the other signals will contain an electronic pulse. The higher the level, the stronger the pulse.
These electronic pulses do not harm the pet. It is a humane training method. The animals learns to avoid the pulses. It will stay in areas where there is no pulse. Areas with pulses will be left alone.
Customize the areas you want your pet to avoid. Keep you animal on its own property. Make sure that other area are left alone too. For example, you may wish to protect you swimming pool area. Place wires around flower beds and gardens. Place them around trees and plants, too. These areas will stay safe.
Training does not take too long. A few days is usually all that is required. Installation is not difficult or lengthy. You will get detailed instructions for proper installation. Are you training more than one pet? Purchase extra collars. It is that simple.
You will train your pets to be secure and safe. They will not escape and venture out into traffic. Many dangers await them in the neighborhood. They may get into trash or other toxic material. They may become injured in many other ways, too.
You may wish to give your pet a safe and secure play area. You may want your watchdog to patrol the edges of your property. You can dictate where your animals roam. They will stay on your property with an electronic dog fence. Customize your off limit areas, too. Protect flower beds and gardens. Keep plants and trees safe, also. These systems are not costly. They are not hard to install, either. Pets usually learn from them in a few days time.
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